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As part of the global collaboration between Special Olympics and the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA Botswana partnered with Special Olympics Botswana to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2020 under. The theme of the commemoration was Building Back Better: towards a disability inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world. Speaking at at Moremi III...
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Maun, BOTSWANA- “The beauty of culture is when it protects the most vulnerable in society. When a woman or a girl who has suffered gender based violence approaches the Kgotla or the Kgosi, puts her hope on the traditional leadership to protect her. The question is will she receive redress? Will the Kgotla be responsive to her needs and restore her dignity? said Ms. Mareledi Segotso, UNFPA Botswana Head of Office....
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"Don’t be fooled by an apology and promises to change, because no one masters the art of apologizing better than an abusive man,” warned 37 year old Lebonang Molaletsi, a survivor of intimate partner violence. Having recently been released from a women’s shelter, Lebonang feels she is ready to talk about the violence and abuse she endured in her relationship. When she met her boyfriend in November 2019, she nev...